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Digital Citizenship: Cyberbully

By Pamela Collins

At first, many students thought that the best way to respond to a cyberbully was to answer back, get revenge. After many discussions, thoughtful questions and role playing, we determined that this rarely led to the best positive outcome, which is to alleviate feelings of sadness, anger, guilt, and fear. 275 more words

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Podcasts in Secondary School

How about using podcasts in middle and secondary school classrooms?  It works.  Listen to this podcast about using Serial podcast, Season 1 as a hook to engage English Language Arts students in high school.  214 more words


How & Why to Report a Post on Social Media

A few weeks ago, I wrote a response to the political activation of the Parkland students entitled “Don’t Call Them the Selfie Generation!” The March for our Lives movement, along with other topics in the news, have highlighted that Social Media is powerful and impactful in the modern world. 371 more words


Digital Citizenship Program Tools Reflection

This week I found Commonsense Media’s Digital Passport to be the best tool for me to use as a fourth grade teacher. However, I think that I also need to teach my students how to use their digital compass. 400 more words

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The Need for Media Literacy

Media literacy is an integral part of learning.

Many of the “to do’s” of media literacy, as evidenced in vlog posts by Dani and Luke… 547 more words

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Giving Kids the Tools to be Agents for Positive Change

As I dove into this week’s readings my enthusiasm level was low. When I hear activism a lot of things I’m not a fan of come to mind.  405 more words


Literacy for the Digital Age

Being literate has always been a sign of progress, I sign of success.  It was seen for many years as a way to bring oneself to a higher level.  453 more words